Press Releases & Statements

The members of the Security Council welcomed efforts for an inclusive dialogue between the Government and people of Iraq to urgently deliver reforms aimed at addressing legitimate demands over economic opportunity, governance, and electoral legislation.

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 19:27

Strengthening Iraq’s influenza surveillance system

5 December 2019 – To improve the influenza surveillance system and overall national pandemic influenza preparedness in Iraq, WHO conducted a mission on 16–19 September 2019 to assess the country’s influenza surveillance system and laboratory capacity and review potential sentinel surveillance sites.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Baghdad — Last Wednesday (4/12) young filmmakers from across Iraq presented their work at the Community Policing Film Festival in Baghdad.

Baghdad, 11 December 2019 – UNAMI held events across Iraq on 10 December to commemorate International Human Rights Day.

Baghdad, Iraq, 10 December 2019 – “If young people are considered good enough to fight wars, they certainly deserve the chance to make peace,” said former deputy UN Security General, Jan Eliasson.

GENEVA (9 December 2019) – This has been a year of tremendous activism – notably by young people. It is particularly fitting that this year we mark Human Rights Day during the crucial UN conference in Madrid to uphold climate justice.

This year, on Human Rights Day, we celebrate the role of young people in bringing human rights to life.

For more than seventy years the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to -- regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language or other status.

Corruption affects people in their daily lives. It bars them from accessing resources and opportunities. It erodes trust in public institutions and compromises the social contract. In doing so, corruption thwarts our attempts at building a better world.

Every year an estimated 2.6 trillion dollars are stolen through corruption.

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